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Hi , my wifes subi's tail lights and front park lights stay on all the time, we need to pull out the fuse at night so that the battery wont go flat, any idea what the problem is and how i can fix it ? Peter

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Check the ground wire on the back of the lights see if one of them is broken or not making good contact,also check switch under dash if possible for lose wires

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